Daily Current Affairs : 13th and 14th June 2020 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 13th and 14th June 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which state has become the first state to get ISO certification for Tribal Hostels?

जनजातीय छात्रावासों के लिए ISO प्रमाणन प्राप्त करने वाला पहला राज्य कौन सा राज्य बन गया है?

(a) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(b) Telangana / तेलंगाना

(c) Odisha / ओडिशा

(d) Tamil Nadu / तमिल नाडू

(e) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(c)

Exp. Odisha has become the first state in the country to receive ISO certification for hostels meant for tribal students. 

The ST&SC Welfare Department had earlier launched the ‘Mission Suvidya’ project to provide all the tribal hostels of the state uniform standards of infrastructure, amenities and human resources.

Q.2. With which state government, GMR has signed a pact to develop greenfield airport at Bhogapuram?

किस राज्य सरकार के साथ GMR ने भोगापुरम में ग्रीनफील्ड हवाई अड्डे को विकसित करने के लिए एक समझौते पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(b) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

(c) Odisha / ओडिशा

(d) Kerala / केरल

(e) Tamil Nadu / तमिल नाडू

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(b)

Exp. The Andhra Pradesh government on 12th June signed a concession agreement with GMR Airports Ltd for construction of a greenfield international airport at Bhogapuram in Vizianagaram district.

GMR Group would develop a state-of-the-art international airport at Bhogapuram which would be ready by 2023.

Q.3. Which state government has launched “Ghar Ghar Nigrani” Mobile Application?

किस राज्य सरकार ने “घर घर निग्रानी” मोबाइल एप्लिकेशन लॉन्च किया है?

(a) Tamil Nadu / तमिल नाडू

(b) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(c) Gujarat / गुजरात

(d) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(e) Punjab / पंजाब

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(e) 

Exp. The Punjab government on Friday launched a mobile application.

Aim: Undertaking house to house surveillance to contain the spread of COVID-19. The application is to be used as a tool for early detection and testing of COVID-19 and prevent community spread.

Q.4. Which state’s Chief Minister has launched ‘Bal Shramik Vidya Yojana’ Scheme for child labourers?

किस राज्य के मुख्यमंत्री ने बाल मजदूरों के लिए “बाल श्रमिक विद्या योजना” शुरू की है?

(a) Tamil Nadu / तमिल नाडू

(b) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(c) Gujarat / गुजरात

(d) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(e) Punjab / पंजाब

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(d)

Exp. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday (13 June) launched the ‘Bal Shramik Vidya Yojana’, a scheme to educate child labourers in the state. The scheme’s launch coincides with the ‘World Day Against Child Labour’.

The chief minister said that the scheme would help children who are forced to work as labourers due to compelling circumstances in the family.

Aims: Under the scheme, unsupported children in the age group of 8 to 18 years would be entitled to school education. These children would be given admission in the Atal residential schools in the state. “Boys would be given a stipend of Rs 1,000 per month while the girls would get Rs 1,200 per month. Those studying in class 8,9 and 10 would an additional amount of Rs 6,000 per year to encourage them.

Q.5. Which state has become country’s top wheat procurer in 2020-21?

कौन सा राज्य 2020-21 में देश का शीर्ष गेहूं खरीदकर्ता बन गया है?

(a) Maharashtra / महारष्ट्र

(b) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(c) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(d) Gujarat / गुजरात

(e) Haryana / हरियाणा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(c)

Exp. Madhya Pradesh is set to pump in around Rs 25,000 crore into its rural economy by the time its all-time high wheat procurement draws to a close. This has made the state the country’s largest wheat purchaser in 2020-21. MP procured around 12.77 million tonnes of wheat, Punjab has closed its procurement for this year at 12.76 million tonnes.

Q.6. Which Union Minister has virtually launched ‘Shakar Mitra’ scheme to provide paid internship to the Youth?

किस केंद्रीय मंत्री ने युवाओं को सशुल्क इंटर्नशिप प्रदान करने के लिए “शकर मित्र” योजना शुरू की है?

(a) Thawar Chand Gehlot / थावर चंद गहलोत

(b) Ravi Shankar Prasad / रविशंकर प्रसाद

(c) Dharmendra Pradhan / धर्मेंद्र प्रधान

(d) Narendra Singh Tomar / नरेंद्र सिंह तोमर

(e) Ram Vilas Paswan / राम विलास पासवान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(d)

Exp. Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister inaugurated a Sahakar Mitra: Scheme Internship Program (SIP) of the NCDC (National Cooperative Development Corporation). 

Aims: The program will provide practical experience of the cooperative sector and assured project loans on liberalized terms to young professionals in the start-up industry. The portal for online application is available on the NCDC website.

Q.7. L Catterton has bought 0.39% stake in the Jio Platforms for how much amount?

L Catterton ने Jio Platforms में 0.39% हिस्सेदारी कितनी राशि में खरीदी है?

(a) Rs 1894.50 crore / 1894.50 करोड़ रु

(b) Rs 2354.50 crore / 2354.50 करोड़ रु

(c) Rs 3898.50 crore / 3898.50 करोड़ रु

(d) Rs 4792.50 crore / 4792.50 करोड़ रु

(e) Rs 5254.50 crore / 5254.50 करोड़ रु

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(a)

Exp. Global private investment firm TPG (Texas Pacific Group) has bought 0.93% stake in digital arm Jio Platforms for Rs 4,546.80 crore, Jio informed on 13th June.

Reliance Jio also announced an investment of Rs 1894.50 crore by L Catterton, one of the worlds’ largest consumer focused private equity firms. L Catterton’s investment will translate into a 0.39% equity stake in Jio Platforms on a fully diluted basis.

This investment values Jio Platforms at an equity value of Rs 4.91 lakh crore and an enterprise value of Rs 5.16 lakh crore. Jio Platforms has raised Rs 1.04 lakh crore from leading global investors including Facebook, Silver Lake, Vista Equity Partners, General Atlantic, KKR, Mubadala, ADIA, TPG and L Catterton since April 22.

Q.8. How much percent stake has been sold by Jio Platforms to TPG (Texas Pacific Group) for Rs 4,546.80 crore?

JIO प्लेटफॉर्म्स द्वारा TPG (टेक्सास पैसिफिक ग्रुप) को 4,546.80 करोड़ रुपये में कितनी प्रतिशत हिस्सेदारी बेची गई है?

(a) 0.23%

(b) 0.39%

(c) 0.54%

(d) 0.93%

(e) 1.32%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(d)

Exp. Global private investment firm TPG (Texas Pacific Group) has bought 0.93% stake in digital arm Jio Platforms for Rs 4,546.80 crore, Jio informed on 13th June.

Reliance Jio also announced an investment of Rs 1894.50 crore by L Catterton, one of the worlds’ largest consumer focused private equity firms. L Catterton’s investment will translate into a 0.39% equity stake in Jio Platforms on a fully diluted basis.

This investment values Jio Platforms at an equity value of Rs 4.91 lakh crore and an enterprise value of Rs 5.16 lakh crore. Jio Platforms has raised Rs 1.04 lakh crore from leading global investors including Facebook, Silver Lake, Vista Equity Partners, General Atlantic, KKR, Mubadala, ADIA, TPG and L Catterton since April 22.

Q.9. Name the Indian-American soil scientist who has won the prestigious World Food Prize.

उस भारतीय-अमेरिकी मृदा वैज्ञानिक का नाम बताइए जिसने प्रतिष्ठित विश्व खाद्य पुरस्कार जीता है।

(a) Rattan Lal

(b) Atul Kumar Jain

(c) M Ajit Kumar

(d) Shobha Sekhar

(e) Indu Bhushan

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(a)

Exp. Eminent Indian-American soil scientist Rattan Lal was on 11th June named this year’s recipient of USD 250,000 World Food Prize, with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo lauding his research in soil science, saying he is helping millions of small farmers around the world with his work on increasing food production and recycling of nutrients.

Reason:  2020 World Food Prize Laureate for developing and mainstreaming a soil-centric approach to increasing food production that conserves natural resources and mitigates climate change.

Q.10. Who has been appointed head of a working group constituted by RBI to review private bank shareholding norms?

निजी बैंक की हिस्सेदारी के मानदंडों की समीक्षा करने के लिए RBI द्वारा गठित एक कार्यकारी समूह का प्रमुख किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) P K Purwar / पीके पुरवार

(b) P K Mohanty / पीके मोहंती

(c) Vineet Arora / विनीत अरोड़ा

(d) R Madhavan / आर माधवन

(e) Ajay Mahajan / अजय महाजन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(b)

Exp. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 12th June announced it has constituted an internal working group to review the existing guidelines on ownership and corporate structure of private sector banks. The group will be headed by RBI executive director P.K. Mohanty.

Purpose: The group will examine the existing licensing guidelines and regulations on ownership and control of private sector banks. It will also suggest appropriate norms, keeping in mind the issue of excessive concentration of ownership and control. Besides, it will examine and review the eligibility criteria for individuals or entities to apply for a banking licence, and review the promoter shareholding norms at the initial licensing stage.

Q.11. With which country India has signed an MoU on environment cooperation?

किस देश के साथ भारत ने पर्यावरण सहयोग पर एक समझौता ज्ञापन पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Nepal / नेपाल

(b) Myanmar / म्यांमार

(c) Pakistan / पाकिस्तान

(d) Sri Lanka / श्री लंका

(e) Bhutan / भूटान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(e)

Exp. memorandum of understanding between India and Bhutan for environment protection and cooperation in the areas concerning air quality, waste, chemical management and climate change.

The Union cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave its nod for the signing of the MoU which will enable establishment and promotion of closer and long-term cooperation between the two countries in the field of environment protection and management of natural resources on the basis of equity, reciprocity and mutual benefits, taking into account the applicable laws and legal provisions in each country.

The MoU shall enter into force on the date of signature and shall continue to remain in force for a period of 10 years.

Q.12. International Albinism Awareness Day is observed every year on ___________________.

हर साल ___________________ पर अंतर्राष्ट्रीय अल्बिनिज़म जागरूकता दिवस मनाया जाता है।

(a) 11 june / 11 जून

(b) 12 june / 12 जून

(c) 13 june / 13 जून

(d) 14 june / 14 जून

(e) 15 june / 15 जून

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(c)

Exp. Every year, the International Albinism Awareness Day is celebrated on June 13. The day is marked to celebrate the human rights of the persons affected by Albinism world wide.

Theme 2020: Made to Shine

Q.13. World Blood Donor Day is observed every year on __________________.

विश्व रक्तदाता दिवस हर साल __________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 12 june / 12 जून

(b) 13 june / 13 जून

(c) 14 june / 14 जून

(d) 15 june / 15 जून

(e) 16 june / 16 जून

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(c)

Exp. World Blood Donor Day is celebrated every year on 14 June. So that people get aware of donating blood. WHO states, “The event serves to thank voluntary, unpaid blood donors for their life-saving gift of blood and also to raise awareness of the need for regular blood donations to ensure that all individuals and communities have access to affordable and timely supplies of safe and quality-assured blood and blood products, as an integral part of universal health coverage and a key component of effective health systems.”

Theme 2020: ‘Safe Blood Saves Lives’

Slogan: ‘Give blood and make the world a healthy place.’

Q.14. What is the rank of Indian football team in FIFA’s latest ranking?

फीफा की नवीनतम रैंकिंग में भारतीय फुटबॉल टीम का रैंक क्या है?

(a) 101

(b) 103

(c) 108

(d) 112

(e) 116

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(c)

Exp. 

India football team retained its 108th spot in the latest FIFA rankings. While Belgium ranked first and world champion France is in 2nd place and Brazil is at 3rd spot. In the wake of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, the qualifier tournaments have been postponed for the FIFA World Cup and other major games at the international level.

Q.15. Sushant Singh Rajput has committed suicide. He was a ______________________.

सुशांत सिंह राजपूत ने आत्महत्या कर ली है। वह एक ______________________ थे।

(a) TV Anchor / टीवी एंकर

(b) Singer /गायक

(c) Actor / अभिनेता

(d) Director / निर्देशक

(e) Cricketer / क्रिकेटर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(c)

Exp. Sushant Singh Rajput commited suicide at his home in Mumbai. The actor was 34.

बॉलीवुड अभिनेता सुशांत सिंह राजपूत (bollywoord actor Sushant Singh Rajput) ने आत्महत्या कर ली है. बिहार स्थित पूर्णिया के निवासी सुशांत ने मुंबई स्थित बांद्रा में अपने घर में आत्महत्या की. सुशांत सिंह राजपूत  ने ‘किस देश में है मेरा दिल’ नाम के डेली सोप  में काम किया पर उनको पहचान एकता कपूर के धारावाहिक ‘पवित्र रिश्ता’ से मिली.

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